asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many primary and secondary schools there are in Northern Ireland; what is the total school population for each group; and what is the ratio of both primary and secondary schools to the school population.
Provisional figures for January 1979 are as follows:
|Ratio of schools to pupils equals||1 to 188|
|Ratio of schools to pupils equals||1 to 626|
|1 Includes nursery classes in primary schools.|
|2 Includes preparatory departments of grammar schools.|